Chinese American Museum

The Chinese American Museum Presents the 25th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala

December 16, 2021

Program begins 7:00pm PDT.
Silent Auction begins 12:00pm PDT.

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The Chinese American Museum proudly announces our 25th Annual Historymakers Awards Gala and Silent Auction. This year's theme, Collective Resilience: Rising in Unity highlights our honorees’ achievements in amplifying the voices of Asian American communities through representation and advocacy in media and civic engagement. We invite you to join us in to recognizing the extraordinary individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in the greater Chinese American communities.

This Year’s Honorees

Asian American Journalists Association

Asian American Journalists Association

Advocacy in Action Award

Leading the challenge to advance diversity in the newsroom, AAJA-LA is committed to supporting fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The Chinese American Museum honors this organization for its dedication to professionalism and for encouraging the next generation of journalists.

Judge Dolly Gee

Judge Dolly Gee

Judge Ronald S.W. Lew Visionary Award

The first Chinese American woman to become an Article III federal judge, Dolly Gee stands as role model and a respected member of the judiciary. The Honorable Judge Gee is a fifth generation Chinese American and descendant of a transcontinental railroad worker.

LA Times

LA Times

Societal Transformation Award

The Los Angeles Times, the largest newspaper on the West Coast, is being recognized for its commitment to coverage of Asian American communities. Acquired in 2018 by Dr. Patrick and Michele B. Chan, the publication has also created innovative training programs that support diversity and encourage professionalism among a new generation of journalists.

Honorary Dinner Chairs

Dr. Carl K. Moy

Dr. Carl K. Moy

A prominent obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Moy has been named the Honorary Dinner Chair for this year’s Historymakers Awards Gala along with his wife, Linda C. Moy. Dr. Moy is an ardent supporter of the Chinese American Museum and in 2017 was presented with the Historymaker Award for Excellence in Medicine and Community Service.

Linda C. Moy

Linda C. Moy

Linda Moy became involved in charitable causes following a successful career as an entrepreneur. She serves on the board of directors for the Bowers Museum and Morning Light Foundation. In addition, she actively supports efforts for quality education, improved health care, cultural understanding, and better living conditions through the Moy family's three foundations.

Event Co-Chairs

Ed Lew

Ed Lew

As Event Co-Chair, Ed Lew is helping to guide the transition of the Historymakers Awards Gala into its new virtual format. Mr. Lew, who is actively involved with FCAM’s Executive Committee, is the past president of the Asian American Bar Association of Los Angeles and the UCLA Asian Pacific Alumni Association. He also serves on the Pro Bono Advisory Council of Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA and works as Assistant General Counsel for the Walt Disney Company.

Lan Ong

Lan Ong

FCAM Board Member Managing Director of Wing Hop Fung

Lan Ong, a member of the FCAM Executive Committee, returns this year as Event Co-Chair. She oversees trade and development in her family’s business, an Asian specialty store with locations in Arcadia, Monterey Park, and El Monte. She is also the founder of Bird Pick Tea & Herb, El Monte, offering tea education and catering to American consumers.

Program Book

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Diamond Sponsors

  • Munson & Sullen Cheng Kwok
  • Cathay Bank
  • Madison Media Management
  • Dr. Gay Q. Yuen

Gold Sponsors

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Robert and Esther Louie Henry
  • Hong W. Moy Foundation
  • Jim Jang
  • Lai Y. Lillian Lee Jang
  • Susanna and Evans Lam
  • Bing Liu
  • PAMC Health Foundation

Silver Sponsors

  • Cultural Foundations of Zhengdai He U.S.A.
  • Larry Jung

Table Sponsors

  • Ed Lew
  • Raised by a Village

Friendship Sponsors

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger
  • Dr. T. G. Chow

Mission Statement

The mission of the Chinese American Museum is to foster a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continued contributions of Chinese Americans.

The museum is located at 425 N. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, California. Learn More